The first version of the Open Repair Data Standard (ORDS) is now ready, following the initial meeting of the Open Repair Alliance’s founding members in October during Fixfest.
We celebrated the first ever International Repair Day, which will fall on the third Saturday of October every year from now on. We’re just getting started, and next year will be much bigger.
Open Repair Alliance founding members include The Restart Project (UK), Repair Café Foundation (Holland), Anstiftung Foundation (Germany), Fixit Clinic (US) alongside iFixit.
Based at Mind Andover, Ugly Duckling currently focuses on furniture repair and invited us to their first repair event to share our skills and learn from them. As we started fixing together it was easy to sense a growing level of excitement
We were on the popular TV series Hugh’s War on Waste last night on BBC One! A couple of months back, we made a special trip to Stroud to run a Restart Party with Transition Stroud